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When it comes to news, events, and accomplishments, Georgia’s Innovation Crescent is a busy place. Visit our News and Events page to find out more.

Tweet this: Twitter puts massive data center in Atlanta

Sept. 17 2014–Twitter is bulking up in Atlanta — nearly...

Metro Atlanta No. 17 most educated metro

Sept. 16, 2014–Metro Atlanta is among the top 20 most-educated...

Atlanta at epicenter of Apple’s next industry disrupting quake

Sept. 9, 2014– For Apple, the road to its next billion-dollar...

Did You Know?

Metro Atlanta ranks 3rd in the nation in research facility space.
12 Fortune 500 company headquarters are located in the Innovation Crescent and 16 in Georgia.
26 Fortune 1000 company headquarters are located in the Innovation Crescent.
40 percent of Georgia’s 9,858,142 population live in the Innovation Crescent.
Atlanta’s telecommunications infrastructure is ranked among the top 5 U.S. markets for bandwidth and fiber access.
Georgia is the #1 state for business and workforce, says CNBC’s America’s Top States for Business List 2014.
According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Georgia ranks 9th in the nation for entrepreneurship and innovation.
Bioscience incubators in Georgia provide more than 50,000 square feet of space for life science and bio-related start-ups.
The Innovation Crescent is home to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society and the Arthritis Foundation.
Georgia is one of the fastest growing states in America for technology, with $113 billion in economic impact, 13,000 technology companies and 260,000 technology employees.
A Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University joint venture resulted in the #2 ranked bioengineering program in the nation.
$23 billion in revenue is generated by the life science industry in Georgia.
Atlanta is a among the top cities in the U.S. for innovation and attracting entrepreneurs, according to the “godfather of biotechnology” Brook Byers.
More than 2,600 clinical trials are being conducted in Georgia.

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